What we're about
Do you have CRPS/RSD ? You need to know, you are not alone!!!! We are support group of patients, family member and friends and dedicated to dealing with CRPS/RSD together. We are here to connect with others and share support, coping skills, therapy ideas ,other knowledge and general friendship. We invite your caregivers or your medical professionals join us to spread awareness . Approximately 50,000 new cases of CRPS occur each year, yet most individuals are not familiar with the syndrome. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, or CRPS, formerly known as RSD or Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy is a progressive disease of the Autonomic Nervous System, and more specifically, the Sympathetic Nervous System. The pain is characterized as constant chronic burning pain and is ranked as the most painful form of chronic pain today by the McGILL Pain Index. The pain is typically accompanied by inflammations, spasms in blood vessels and muscles , insomnia, emotional distress and depression . And it is debilitating. It is no cure for now, BUT remember You are not alone!!! The only things STRONGER than FEAR Is KNOWLEDGE and HOPE !!!!! " Please, join us.